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Synonyms for throng
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. multitude, throng, concourse(verb)

    a large gathering of people

    Synonyms:
    concourse, multitude, large number, the great unwashed, hoi polloi, pack, people, mass, battalion, masses, plurality, confluence

  2. throng, mob, pack, pile, jam(verb)

    press tightly together or cram

    "The crowd packed the auditorium"

    Synonyms:
    mob, wad, pile, ram, backpack, jampack, pack, obstruct, take, heap, crush, tamp, block, occlude, load down, impede, tamp down, bundle, chock up, stack, carry, obturate, cram, jam, close up, compact

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. throng

    A crowd is a company of persons filling to excess the space they occupy and pressing inconveniently upon one another; the total number in a crowd may be great or small. Throng is a word of vastness and dignity, always implying that the persons are numerous as well as pressed or pressing closely together; there may be a dense crowd in a small room, but there can not be a throng. Host and multitude both imply vast numbers, but a multitude may be diffused over a great space so as to be nowhere a crowd; host is a military term, and properly denotes an assembly too orderly for crowding. Concourse signifies a spontaneous gathering of many persons moved by a common impulse, and has a suggestion of stateliness not found in the word crowd, while suggesting less massing and pressure than is indicated by the word throng.

    Synonyms:
    concourse, crowd, host, jam, mass, multitude, press

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. throng(n.)

    Synonyms:
    crowd, multitude, horde, press, host

  2. throng(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    crowd, press

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Translations for throng

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  • Menschengewühl, GewühlGerman
  • congregarse, reunirse, gentío, multitud, montón, muchedumbre, abarrotar, llenarSpanish
  • joukko, lauma, ihmisjoukko, ahtautua, tungeksia, väentungos, väkijoukkoFinnish
  • essaimFrench
  • plódaigh, plód, plúch, slua, pulcadhIrish
  • բազմություն, ամբոխArmenian
  • calcaItalian
  • tāmuimuiMāori
  • drukte, menigte, vergaderen, zwerm, massa, samenstromenDutch
  • turbaPortuguese
  • множество, толпиться, куча, масса, толпа, толчея, столпитьсяRussian
  • tränga sig in, mängd, trängselSwedish
  • натовпUkrainian
  • menarunädVolapük

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